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February 2019

Fiddle Masterclass with April Verch

February 9, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Front Porch, 221 East Water Street
Charlottesville , VA 22902 United States
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$40

This class will provide an overview of the various regional Canadian fiddle styles and explore what makes each of them unique. Participants will learn to play at least one tune distinctive to each style and apply the bowing patterns and ornamentation techniques that correspond to regional Canadian fiddle styles. Tunes will be taught "by ear”, please feel free to bring your recording device and lots of questions, as the class will be tailored to suit your needs and requests. We…

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March 2019

Old Time Fiddle Repertoire and Technique with Tricia Spencer & Howard Rains

March 1, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
The Front Porch, 221 East Water Street
Charlottesville , VA 22902 United States
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$30 50 tickets left

Tricia Spencer & Howard Rains will teach fiddle tunes from the deep well of their repertoire of old time tunes from Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas. These are older and more archaic tunes than are typically thought as being from Texas and the midwest. Tricia and Howard will also unlock the mysteries of their double fiddle sound with Tricia breaking down the seconding parts. Seconding on the fiddle allows a fiddler to focus on bowing and learn tunes more quickly. Although…

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